Marissa Brand Named Athlete of the Week

Nov. 23, 2010


Marissa Brand

Cypress, Calif.

Marissa Brand from Cypress, Calif. (Cypress HS), led the Bulldogs to a pair of victories over Idaho and San Jose State and earned the program's first Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors since 2004.

In the 3-1 road win at Idaho, Brand paced the Bulldogs with 16 kills and 15 digs for her WAC-leading 12th double-double of the season, her eighth double-double in WAC play.

In a sweep over San Jose State, Brand recorded a match-high 14 kills (4.6 kps) for her 19th double-digit performance in kills this season.

On the week, Brand recorded 30 kills (4.3 kps) on a .297 hitting percentage and had 21 digs (3.0 dps) as Fresno State needed only seven sets to win a pair of WAC matches.

Other nominees included:

Marnique Arnold, Women's Basketball

Kimberly Hewson Budnik, Equestrian

Greg Smith, Men's Basketball

Dani Yoho, Swimming

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